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Sharp MZ-800

The Sharp MZ-800 was the successor to the MZ 780. It was partially compatible with the MZ-700 series and the MZ-80K series. It was sold under three reference numbers:

  • MZ-811 without tape drive
  • MZ-821 with built-in 1200-baud tape drive
  • MZ-831 with tape drive and built-in 4-colour printer-plotter

Like the MZ 700, there was no language in ROM, it had to be loaded from tape. The ROM only contained boot code, OS calls and special code to allow the user to use the 64 KB RAM as a virtual disk.

Manufacturer: Sharp
Date: October 1984

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH37648. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


Sharp MZ-800

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